Twilight’s Allure: A Poem

twilight

I think the world stopped for a moment

When those curtains were unraveled.

The sun, the moon, the graciousness of the universe

Laid bare in front of my slaving eyes,

I saw this planet at its finest

From the absolute divergent to my home.

And that night I could not sleep

Knowing that the world outside, for once,

Was more beautiful than my fabricated dreams.

I corroborated that my mind wouldn’t forget

How much I felt in that fraction of a second,

And I captured so many emotions

Than just the acceptance of my fate.

I lied awake knowing that even the night falters,

Sometimes the lurking demons succumb to the twilight.

– Rubani Kaur


Photography Credit: Yours Truly

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. vidur sahdev says:

    Wonderful write, R!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Glad you liked it.

      Liked by 1 person

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